Tag: League of Nations

Nansen Passport For A Beauty

Issued for 19 year old girl Tamara Matskevitch in Tallinn, Estonia. Excellent condition with great photo of Tamara. Several extensions of her document. Hard cover. Nansen refugee (travel documents) are rare to find, especially in such fine condition (and with…

League Of Nations Assembly 1926 (video)

7th assembly of the League of Nations; 1926 Germany joins League – Geneva, Sep 8, 1926 2 very rare silent video about the assembly! Beside Germany joins the League, the number of non-permanent Members elected by the Assembly to the…

The Nansen Passport (incl. Video)

www.passport-collector.com

The National Archives Of Norway published a excellent website about the Nansen Passport with nice pictures and detailed background information. The idea for the Nansen passport came from a representative from the International Red Cross, Edouard August Frick. In the…

Passports, Travel, Nations: Landmarks

This page highlights landmarks in the history of passport, citizenship documentation and travel surveillance schemes. 1557 de Vitoria’s De Indis Noviter Inventis 1562 Edict of Saint-Germain-de-Pres grants limited rights of assembly to French Huguenots 1646 Grotius’ De Iure Belli ac…

League of Nations – Passport Conferences

The League of Nations held two conferences about passports. Below you see their recommendation of a “passport standard”. Follow the source link for detailed information. Conference on Passports and Customs Formalities October 15-21, 1920 in Paris, International Travel Issues Second…